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Swing Dancing

$12 member / $15 non-member

 

 

Swing Dancing
with professional dancers Samantha L Siegel and Brian T Lawton

Wednesday, April 16 | 7 pm - 9 pm 

A fun, easy-to-follow Swing class for beginners! Swing dance instructor Samantha Siegel and Brian T. Lawton will teach the fundamentals of rhythm, turns and dance steps. No partner nor experience needed!

WATCH THE PLAY & LEARN THE MOVES

If you dance, you save -- Buy a ticket for both the Swing lesson and a ticket to Swing & Beowulf: Dublin Fringe Double Bill and pay just $40 member / $50 non-member. Non-members, buy tickets online or by calling 866-811-4111. Members, please email Marketing and Membership Associate Dan Donnelly here to take advantage of the deal.

Walk in with two left feet, and hop out with a jitterbug

Come dance with us in advance of the U.S. premiere of Swing --- part of our first-ever theatre double-bill of new, award-winning Irish works from the Dublin Fringe Festival.

Actors Janet Moran (The Butcher Boy, Breakfast on Pluto) and Steve Blount (Breakfast on Pluto, Game of Thrones) learned how to swing dance for their roles in Swing, and now it's time for you to learn a step or two!

For more information about Swing click here.



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About Samantha and Brian

Samantha L Siegel and Brian T Lawton are both trained performing artists and professional dancers based out of New York City. While they are trained in a multitude of both solo and social dances, Samantha and Brian love to dance their favorite dance, swing. Encompassing the Lindy Hop, Charleston, East Coast Swing, Jive and many more styles, swing is an athletic dance with an emphasis on aerials and tricks. While swing is rooted in the styles of the 1920s through the 1950s, Samantha and Brian strive to put a modern twist on it. They have choreographed, performed, and taught together across the country and abroad. The two are well versed in both choreographed dancing and free styling whether alone or partnered. While they are exclusive professional partners they also dance together in several Lindy Hop performance companies based in NYC.Their motto? "We'll make you love dancing as much as we do." For more information, visit www.samantha-and-brian.com

 

 


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